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By Andre Potgieter
A man kills a priest in hope of finding a valuable artefact, however when he does not find what he needs he plans his next attack. Upon getting the artefact he is caught redhanded and commits suicide.
Short Story | Updated Sep 4, 2014 | Reads: 60 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
A sonnet I wrote in my English Literature class that's written in Iambic Pentameter (10 syllables per line). I tried to do it how Shakespeare would, using the same method :) It goes:
First Quatrain: Introduce a theme
Second Quatrain: Explain further
Third Quatrain: A twist
By Elton Camp
Having a weak-willed husband must have been a trial
By Tayla Cline
An essay over the sequence of events within the literary classic "MacBeth". Written on the "fate or free will" aspect of the play.
Essay | Updated Jan 12, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Rachy Reg
I wrote this monologue as part of my English coursework and honestly I love it...partly because it got me an A* but then again I love the work of Shakespeare. :)
BTW I'm quite proud of the last two paragraphs because they are in iambic pentameter.
This came from an essay I had to write about Macbeth. We were supposed to write as many quotes from the drama as possible into one short story. This is mine, slightly on the messed up side, but hey, I like it that way.
This is an analysis of Shakespeare's play Macbeth. It discusses whether Macbeth was a weak man whose actions were influenced by others and thus he cannot be considered a tragic hero. Just something I did for school :)
Essay | Updated Sep 25, 2012 | Reads: 185 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
This is a play I wrote for English, it is all written in iambic pentameter and i tried to go for old english so please let me know. If nothing else, this is an interesting way to write a "Real Macbeth vs Shakespeare's Macbeth" paper.
My interpretation of Shakespeare's genius as shown in Macbeth
Article | Updated Apr 26, 2011 | Reads: 73 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
I had to write a sequel to Macbeth for an English project. It got my class's attention and is about 7 Microsoft Word pages long. And so you know:
Artiar is pronounced Are-tear and it means Arthur. Dolidh is prounounced Dolly and that is the exact name in English. Both names are Scottish. I...
Short Story | Updated Apr 20, 2011 | Reads: 124 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Melusine Crescent
This was a poem I had written a year ago, and I had finished acting out a scene from Macbeth where the three witches were brewing something in their cauldron. I had a bit of inspiration and just kinda wrote whatever. And just so you know, the word 'Drab' was an old English term referring to a...
I wrote this while half asleep. I must admit, the idea of writing about insanity has always appealed, but I never intended to let it go as far as it did. When I re-read it, I really was a little creeped out. But the more I read it, the more I liked it. I hope you will too.
By Johnny Redd
The world continues to foul the atmosphere with carbon dioxide and other carcinogenic pollutants. William Wordsworth lamented during the Romantic Age of English Literature that nature faced a most uncertain future.
Poetry | Updated Aug 9, 2009 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
I re-wrote macbeth act 3 scene 4, aka the dinner scene.
My teacher wanted me to do this to push my boundaries as a writer.
so... a few heads up:
1. Makbet is macbeth in armenian (yes i am armenian!)
2. some of the non english is armenian
3. if there are any fellow armo's out parev!! and im...
Essay | Updated Jan 12, 2009 | Reads: 148 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 5
A sonnet that takes a speech from Shakespeare's Macbeth and opens the door for redemption.